Fr. Thomas Lee Weise Jr.

...California. After graduating from Dana Hills High School, he was appointed to the United States Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut, graduating in 1992 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marine Science.While in the Coast Guard, he served...
Weird world of northern dinosaurs coming into focus

...Druckenmiller's not-so-restful sabbatical year, he is flying to museums around the world. In Alberta a few weeks ago and London now, the University of Alaska Museum's curator of earth science is looking at bones of dinosaurs similar to ones found in...
Veterans Day around the United States squares, offices, churches and railway stations. Hundreds stood quietly in London's Trafalgar Square and around the Cenotaph memorial in central London as the bongs of Parliament's Big Ben bell sounded the hour.Obama seeks better care...
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Paris attacks signal move toward more global IS strategy

...years.Hassan Hassan, an associate fellow at Chatham House in London and co-author of "ISIS: Inside the Army of Terror," said...right to kill them in a Paris theater, in train stations in London or Madrid or in a building in New York.""Sorry Paris for...
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Sea chanteys add high note to WhaleFest

...Station Sitka, can attest to the value of the chanteyman from his experience as a cadet at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy at New London, Connecticut.Sineti said there's a difference between chanteys - which are always sung a cappella - and traditional songs...
Push for end to Syria war seen as most serious yet

...some concrete ideas about the broad contours of a diplomatic settlement," said Fawaz Gerges, a Middle East expert at the London School of Economics.The divides have narrowed considerably, he said, adding that the Americans and the Russians now seem...
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What's happening

...through Dec. 6, Perseverance Theatre. Sweeney Todd, a Tony-award-winning musical, tells the story of Benjamin Barker, a London-based barber armed with a sharp, straight razor, who teams up with a local pie-maker. Letters Aloud, 7?9 p.m...
Eiffel Tower goes dark as France mourns

...Sylvie Corbet, Jerome Pugmire, Philippe Sotto, Samuel Petrequin and John Leicester in Paris; Maamoun Youssef in Cairo, John-Thor Dahlburg in Brussels, Jill Lawless in London and Shawn Pogatchnik in Dublin contributed to this report.
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Russia, Egypt dismiss bomb theory

LONDON - Five days after a Russian jetliner broke...Wednesday, just as el-Sissi was heading to London on a previously planned visit - his first...complained that intelligence gathered by London and Washington about its jetliner has not...
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Britons mark 10th anniversary of London transit attacks

LONDON - Britons paused in silence, laid flowers...10th anniversary of suicide bombings on London's transit system in the worst terror attack...British soil and a day of pain seared into London's collective memory.Four British men...
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